Your guided safari – helpful information page will be on hand to assist in any way during your safari and above all you can sit back and enjoy your trip. In Addition the following information will help you prepare for your safari and answer some questions that we are sure you have!
When packing clothes, please keep in mind that you are not allowed to exit the vehicle while you are driving in Etosha National Park. As such, pack comfortable clothing for warm weather, such as shorts, t-shirts and tops.
If you are visiting Swakopmund then you can experience all four seasons in one day so you may need warm clothing for this part of your trip.
Natural toned, light weight clothes
Comfortable shoes as well as sandals or flip-flops
Fleece or sweater and a warm jacket for colder winter nights (May – August)
Towels if you want to go swimming
Namibia is a very relaxed country and as such there is no need to dress for dinner.
Good quality flashlight and spare batteries/bulbs – a head torch is most useful
Camera with spare batteries, film or memory cards
Good quality pair of binoculars (8×30 or better)
Travel adaptor – Namibia uses plus types D and M. Plug type D is the plug which has three round pins in a triangular pattern and plug type M is the plug which has three round pins. Namibia operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
In car charger compatible with your devices
Reusable shopping bags to avoid using plastic bags while shopping in-country
Reusable water bottle for each person travelling
Insect Bite Cream
Toiletries and any medicines
FIRST AID KIT:
General First Aid Kit
Needles and Syringes ( It is normally advisable to take your own needles and syringes when travelling to rural Africa)
It is your responsibility to ensure you are fully and adequately insured for the duration of your holiday.
Cash: You should take South African Rand. South African Rand is accepted throughout Namibia it is exchangeable like for like 1ZAR = 1N$ . You could get your change in either currency, which have the same value, but be aware that you cannot exchange or use Namibian Dollars outside of Namibia. So please try and use all your Namibian Dollars before you leave Namibia.
Credit Cards are usually accepted in the main towns and lodges. ATMS are not usually available outside the major towns and cities.
We are asked how much cash should you take. That will depend on many factors and as such is impossible for us to answer!! Here is an idea of prices:
Three course meal for two: £25, A domestic bottle of beer: £1.10, An imported bottle of beer: £1.30, Bottle of wine: £4 to £5, 5 litre bottle water: £1.60, Can of Coke: £0.65, 125 g bag of crisps: £0.85, Diesel: £0.70 per litre
All our guided safaris include collection from the arrival airport and taking back to the departing airport.
If you need any help or further information please on our guided safari – helpful information contact us